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Feds’ ruling helps local saw maker Diamond Products

Diamond Products, 333 Prospect St., Elyria. (CT photo by Bruce Bishop.)

ELYRIA — The jobs of about 300 employees at Diamond Products got a little safer following a U.S. Department of Commerce ruling that the company, which makes diamond saw blades, faced unfair competition from under-priced imports from China. The ruling upholds a preliminary determination on June 30 that requires a company called Heibe Jkai to Read More…

Elyria Council OKs five-person team for Cascade talks

ELYRIA — City Council is finally in agreement on who should negotiate with Lorain County Metro Parks over the future of Cascade Park. Monday, Council unanimously voted to form a committee and let a team of five lead talks regarding the history-filled city park. As of right now, it has not been determined whether a Read More…

Police log for Oct. 18, 2011

County sheriff Wednesday, Oct. 5 9:50 a.m. — 42400 block North Ridge Road, Elyria, Smiley Auto Sales, breaking and entering and damage to a vehicle reported. 10:39 a.m. — 6100 block Lake Ave., Elyria Township, criminal damaging to a utility trailer reported. 4:34 p.m. — 15000 block Quarry Road, Pittsfield Township, theft reported. 5:32 p.m. Read More…

Remains found in Wooster may be missing former Elyria woman

Wooster police believe they have found the body of a former Elyria woman who went missing in June 2010. Susan Ryan, who was 58 when she disappeared, lived in Elyria until January 2010. Police only know that Ryan left a friend’s home where she was staying near Saybolt Avenue and West Liberty Street in Wooster. Read More…

Investor group setting up shop at LCCC

ELYRIA — A worldwide nonprofit organization eager to connect investors with entrepreneurs and provide seed money is locating its first bricks and mortar headquarters on the campus of Lorain County Community College. Jim Jaffe, president and CEO of the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds, was in Elyria on Friday and spoke about the Read More…

Man injects himself, passes out at Wal-Mart

ELYRIA — An employee found a man unconscious in the Elyria Wal-Mart restroom stall with a syringe next to him Friday morning, according to an Elyria police report. Ryan Johnson, 22, of Elyria, was found sitting unconscious on a toilet with a full syringe lying on the floor next to him. A spoon with burned Read More…

Cross country: Avon boys win West Shore, snap league-title drought

BAY VILLAGE — The last time the Avon boys cross country team won a conference title, Coach Tara Gruskiewicz was about to turn 6 and athletic director Erich Frombach was a senior at Amherst High School. The drought ended Saturday for the Eagles, who last won a league title in 1986 when they won the Read More…

By Holley, Elyria Catholic snaps losing skid: Sophomore QB leads way against Rocky River

ELYRIA — It’s Homecoming Weekend at Elyria Catholic, but Friday night at Knight of Columbus Field might have felt more like Jeremy Holley’s coming out party. Holley, the Panthers’ sophomore quarterback, completed 23 of 32 passes for 303 yards and no interceptions in EC’s 44-6 rout of West Shore Conference rival Rocky River. “He’s on Read More…

Elyria rallies from 17 points down to beat Stow

STOW — Elyria High buried itself in a deep hole early Friday night in the mud and slop at Stow. Miraculously, the Pioneers had enough heart and guts to dig themselves out and find a way to win 31-26 and keep their fleeting playoff and Northeast Ohio River Division title hopes alive. “We dug ourselves Read More…

EMH nurse gets probation for drug thefts

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ELYRIA — A former nurse at EMH Medical Center in Elyria was sentenced last week to three years of probation for abusing painkillers left over from injections she had given to patients she was treating. Angela Garcia, 39, pleaded guilty to four counts each of theft and illegal processing of drug documents earlier this year. Read More…